The fighting between Michiganders and Ohioans throughout the summer of 1835 left Ohio with the upper hand. But the fate of the Toledo Strip was yet to be decided, and Michigan still moved forward with statehood.
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The Toledo War, Part II: Pains & Penalties
Ohio and Michigan's dispute over the Toledo Strip remained unresolved. When the federal government failed to take action, both state's governors took matters into their own hands.
The Toledo War, Part I: Bad Maps
Michigan and Ohio hate each other. The root of the conflict was a dispute over the Toledo Strip on their shared border. What made Toledo worth fighting a war over?